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nucleolar

[noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo-] /nuˈkli ə lər, nyu-, ˌnu kliˈoʊ-, ˌnyu-/
adjective, Cell Biology.
1.
of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.
Origin of nucleolar
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; nucleol(us) + -ar1
Related forms
multinucleolar, adjective
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